Cell Phone Etiquette Changes Drastically from Country to Country

By: Gil Haddi - Published: Aug 16, 2013 • References: repairlabs & bitrebels
If you or your family are planning on bringing cellphones with you on a trip to a different country, make sure you learn these various cell phone etiquette tips so as to avoid major embarrassment and discomfort.

In Egypt, people tend to be very attentive while on the phone and will have a five minute exchange of pleasantries before the actual conversation starts. Conversely, in Russia people can be curt on the phone as they are leery of calls and the service tends to be spotty. In Japan it is considered extremely rude to speak on the phone in public places and in England it is rude to eat while on the phone.

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